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purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i have a bill at the desk. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1892. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 392 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892. the chair appoints the gentlelady from michigan, mrs. miller, to preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence related activities of the united states government, the community management account, and the central intelligence agency retirement and disability system, and for other purposes. the chair: pursuant to the rule, the bill is considered as read the
michigan. [ laughter ] but i say if the president is so desperate for his speech to get our attention, last night, this night, it don't matter. to reach the unemployed he needs to deliver it when the unemploy ready watching tv. at 3:00 a.m. right after a slap-chop infomerical. by the way, i partially blame the slap chop for this unemployment crisis. it chops, dices and minces! that's three jobs it killed! [ laughter ] folks, better yet, the president should just work his message in to the programming that's already on at that hour. jim? >> are you constantly strug well your strap? >> right now there are folks struggling. >> when you wear a turtle neck you look like this? >> democracy isn't always pretty. there's got to be a better way. >> we've proven we can come together to solve problems. >> introducing the all new genie bra. >> that's how we'll meet this challenge. >> that sleek sillo wet. this is the perfect bra for me. >> that's the spirit we need to harness it. >> barack obama's bras and jobs. order now. [cheers and applause] wow, our economy already seems fuller, perkier and more con
holiday for any new employees. it draws from west bloomfield michigan. how long have you been out of a job? >> since last school year. i feel like his plan will help teachers you are thinking about getting out of education did to the constant layoffs and closing of schools. of schools. the morale is so low that i do not know how effective they can be. >> she is joining us from the democrat's line. >> i thought the speech was wonderful. we have two sides against each other. if we can never come together the president what suggested, we will still have teachers that are teaching. our kids are not learning. you are not learning the same things that they're learning. things that they're learning. if we can together and work hard to do what the president has suggested, we will be better off as a country. clients senator mitch mcconnell said this is not a job speech but the president's reelection speech. they indicated there would not be a republican response. the president traveled to richmond, va. tomorrow. to further out line. he packed this tonight. in case you missed it, you can check it ou
a labor day rally before president obama's sppech in detroit michigan.his words.. getting supporters ready for a fight.hoffa: they got a war! they got a war with us!minutes later.. the president took the stage.. aaddsaid nothing about the fiery comments from hoffa. the next day.. the white house... still remained muu on the issue.carney says: "the president wasn't ttere. i mean, he wasn't onstage. he didn't speak for anotter 20 minutes. hh didn't hear it. i really don't have any comment beyond that."but it pas just january... when the civility... to take violent references out of the politiial debate.. following the shooting of congressman gabrielle giffords.obama says: "[o]nly a moreecivil and honest public discourse can help us faae up tt thh fellow democrats also made that plea.schultz says: "we need to use this moment in time as an opportunity to comee together..."nine months up to condemn hoofa's comments. carlson says: "the president called for civil and honest discourse."schultz says: por civility, as well."carlson saying nothing -"schultz is - says: "right."carlson says: "and
jim grout. we're a very small farming community in michigan. >> the best beans you can get. >> we're not as big as new york, but we're still just as proud to be part of the fire as much as. being here today, put a lot of perspective on their job as well as ours. it's gut wrenching. speechless. >> i was 6 years old and a teacher came in to talk to our teacher and she told her to turn on the television. and i remember seeing smoke coming up and it just didn't seem real. it seemed like a video game or something. >> i'm cecilia warren beavers. it's an honor to have it here, it reflects who we are and what we live for, truly. the freedom that we have, and how we have to keep fighting for it. i'm jasmine ortiz. to have a part of what happened in history that will always be remembered is important to us. >> it's history. i'm captain at the freemont fire department. we deployed 11 days after the incident. >> that at the time was 4-year-old chocolate lab, the hardest part for me was the families asking us to look for their loved ones. stuffing pictures of their loved ones in our gear. as w
an uneducated population. host: dave is a republican from michigan. caller: good morning. yes, the speech sunday -- contained a lot of deficit spending, just like obama always believed in. i am an engineer and i did the calculation of drilling 200 oilwells which, by the way, obama promised he would drill during the election. in anwar and the gulf, it it would be enough money to pay off the national debt in one year. why doesn't obama proposed that? just have the oil companies drill oil and the nation would not have any problem. that is my comment. host: the editorial director of huffingtonpost.com, this is his take. obama puts passion into jobs speech rarely seen in his presidency. that is from aol- huffingtonpost.com. sterling, virginia. caller: what i loved about the speech is he reminded us of how we got to be the great country that we are. we provided opportunities to the middle class that and not only allowed us to grow as human beings but grow our economy. and what i see happening or what i worry about the outcome of this speech is that the republicans in their thirst for power of all will
and to the university of michigan and here's this guy who, in my mind, should've been tried as an enemy or military tribunal and it makes me mad. i know you're a vietnam veteran. i'm pretty sure when you're in vietnam looking at the enemy come you didn't think about giving them the miranda rights or what have you been letting them go through the federal court system. we are facing a different kind of enemy. every time i look at the poster on the back, showing the twin towers, i think about these cockroaches, these murderers commit these terrorist after us now. that particular day, back i saw the battlefield in an asymmetrical term and battlefield in his mind that davis unseat 198 and the northwest flight. i think it's outrageous that this administration does not treat these terrorists as enemy combatants. that is what they are. we need to have a clear view of the animal rear facing for going for going to be successful in securing borders and securing our homeland. i'd like to ask a question. i'm going to pick up on the visa issue that both the secretary and mr. dodaro mentioned as well. i am the ch
-mails showing support for president obama's jobs plan. one message to reporters was titled michigan governor rick snyder backs american jobs act. surprising endorsement from conservative republican. less than an hour later they sent corrected release, saying rick snyder on american jobs act. walking back the claim that snyder backed the obama plan. while the governor has positive things to say about the proposal, his office clarified he isn't offering his full support. one element of the plan is preventing 285,000 teacher layoffs. however, senate republican leader mitch mcconnell's office points out last year president obama signed legislation that included $10 billion to avoid 160,000 teacher layoffs. that bill was a bargain averaging $62,500 per job saved. at least compared to the president's new request which works out to $125,000 per job. the education department says last year's bill did save jobs but there is now a need to avoid more layoffs. and finally, former yahoo ceo carol bartz may have cost herself tens of billions of dollars because of name-calling. she referred to other board
] and how does a kid from grove city, ohio who worked at mcdonald's earn scholarships to michigan state, oxford university, and the university of chicago law school? >> i worked hard in school, had really terrific teachers, and i think i was fortunate. >> and timely, last question, what has it meant to you that mike dewine who defeated you last year? >> attorney general and i have maintained a friendly relationship in what was a tough election. i think that's to his credit, and i hope mine, and i appreciate what he had to say about me very much. >> let me conclude, mr. chairman. his background and experience shows he's the een tone of the public servant, and it's not only bad for consumers if the nomination is hijacked, but it's bad for the country if he's treated as a pawn in a cynical washington game, so i hope you're here, the colleagues change their minds having met you and seen the quality you show as a nominee. thank you, mr. chairman. >> senator menendez. >> well, thank you, mr. chairman. mr. attorney general, you seem to have a strong record on consumer protection issues, and y
to give him his miranda rights, send and to the university of michigan and here's this guy who, in my mind, should've been tried as an enemy or military tribunal and it makes me mad. i kn you're a vietnam veteran. i'm pretty sure when you're in vietnam looking at the enemy come you didn't think about giving them the miranda rights or what have you been letting them go through the federal court system. we are facing a different kind of enemy. every time i look at the poster on the back, showing the twin towers, i think about these cockroaches, these murderers commit these terrorist after us now. that particular day, back i saw the battlefield in an asymmetrical term and battlefield in hismind that davis unseat 198 and the northwest flight. i think it's outrageous that this administration does not treat these terrorists as enemy combatants. that is what they are. we need to have a clear view of the animal rear facing for going for going to be successful in securing borders and securing our homeland. i'd like to ask a question. i'm going to pick up on the visa issue that both the secretary an
during the 2008 presidential campaign when i had the audacity to tell michigan workers the truth, that many of the jobs that had left their state for cheaper labor markets overseas were never coming back. so i understand that trade can create difficulties for some american workers. i'm not opposed in principle to supporting those workers temporarily so they can develop new skills and find new jobs. and i don't oppose nor do i seek to kill trade adjustment assistance, just to restore it to its original 2002 levels. that said, now for a minute let's look closer at how the federal government has been going about employment and worker training programs like this. earlier this year, the government accountability office released a study entitled "multiple training and employment programs, providing information on colocating services and consolidating administrative structures could promote efficiency." translation from the bureaucratese mean how is the trade adjustment assistance program working out? here's what the g.a.o. reported on federal employment and retraining programs, includi
that. >> a great family destination. >> one of my favorite places is michigan. >> also one of my favorite places as well. and the upper peninsula is known for its wildlife. it's a bit of a distance away, it's about six hours' drive. but it's surrounded by all sorts of lakes and rivers. you can see some of them there, lake michigan, lake huron. >> and it's fresh water, it's just glorious. >> and you've been there. >> yes. it's the best-kept secret in america. >> you can stay at the sand hills lighthouse inn. it dates to 1917, not only can you have coastal views, but you can see the amazing changing colors. it's actually known for its mushrooms, we wouldn't recommend you go forging on your own. but if you bring an expert along. that's something new and exciting and you can see the amazing colors. >> new mexico isn't a place i think about when you think about the leaves changing, but it's a good spot. >> you wouldn't think of the southwest as a place to see fall foliage. but if you start in taos and do this amazing drive and do the enchanted circle scenic byway loop, it's an amazing
- president and public relations chair of the lebanese american heritage club in dearborn, michigan. to her left, we have an attorney and advocate. what i thought we would do is have each of them speak for a few minutes and share their thoughts about where we have come in this arena of coalition building since the 9/11 tragedy, some of the challenges we face as a community, some of the successes we have been able to achieve at the grassroots and national levels and look at where we are now, 10 years later, and assess where we are as a community, as a country, some of the challenges we continue to face, some of the new challenges that might be a rising as we look forward. where are some of the opportunities out there that might be ways that we can continue to make success and do a better job of telling our story. what i thought i would do before i turn it over to margaret is set the stage, looking back from a personal experience on my part. i came here idealistic out of law school almost 16 years ago to serve my home town congressman from northern california. like a lot of you in the audienc
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